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Paint Studio #190

Lewes, DE

17723 Coastal Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958

Our Artists

Claudia Cianci

Claudia Cianci

Claudia recently moved here from Boston, MA. She is a mother of four boys and has been knee deep in paint, glitter, and glue for decades! She is currently the owner and instructor for ART-C. She has never really considered herself a “serious artist”...though she has been teaching art classes for years -- everything from acrylic and watercolor, wine glass painting, children’s birthday parties, art therapy classes for elderly Alzheimer's and dementia patients, to private lessons. She has taught classes to “students” as young as 3 and as old as 93! She is passionate and enthusiastic about art and painting, and she enjoys unearthing the creative side in people, especially those who are inexperienced and believe they have no talent… She is so excited to be working here at Painting with a Twist! She absolutely loves what she does and she loves, Loves, LOVES making people smile! When she is not “art-ing” you can usually find her enjoying her other loves and passions--cooking and entertaining, gardening, and the beach!
Melissa Fitzgerald

Melissa Fitzgerald

Melissa paints, draws, and designs cute characters and illustrations. She studied painting at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She works in acrylic, watercolor, oil, and digitally for her illustrations. She has taught art and painting to people of all ages and enjoys teaching people new things. Melissa is originally from Camden, DE and currently lives in Lewes.
Kim Hanna

Kim Hanna

Kim has been involved in the arts for more than 25 years as a working artist, graphic designer, and teacher. Her passion for painting comes from her mother who always encouraged and supported her creativity from a very young age. Kim loves to pass along this enthusiasm to others! She has lived and worked in the Washington DC area, California, and CT; and now lives and teaches art in Lewes. Her work is whimsical and delicate in nature. She loves spontaneity and looks for the beauty in any and everything.
Karen Letonoff

Karen Letonoff

Karen has lived and worked as a local artist in Southern Delaware for more than twenty years. She holds a Bachelor's of Fine Arts Degree and a Master’s in Education. Karen has taught art to students of all ages, from preschool though retirement. She is the art teacher at Providence Creek Academy Charter School and has a passion for sharing her creative energy with all of her students. For more information about Karen and to see examples of her artwork, please visit her website.
Brooke Pikolas

Brooke Pikolas

Originally from PA, Brooke received her Bachelor's in Sociology from Athens State, AL in 2003. Her passion for art began more than 20 years ago when she dabbled in ceramics, then evolved into making and selling jewelry. Finally, she discovered painting and started working with canvas, and also recycling old furniture. She loves experimenting in her work, and recently started painting seashells and pallets. She loves to paint nature and landscapes in Acrylic, so naturally she was drawn to Bob Ross who is her strongest influence. You can see her work on Instagram and on Facebook. When she is not escaping into her art, she is busy raising her amazing 5 year old son. They have lived here in Lewes for the past 5 years; and stay busy doing yoga, anything outdoors, sports, and of course enjoying the beach! One of her favorite quotes is "Every Child is an Artist until he's told he's not an Artist" John Lennon. Come discover your inner artist with Brooke at Painting with a Twist!

Alcohol Policy

You must be at least 21 to consume alcohol in the studio. Please bring proof of age! We do and will check!

Age Policy

Because of the "Twist", painters in classes or parties after 6 PM (Mon-Fri) and 4 PM (Sat-Sun) must be age 15+. Age 7+ for Family classes and kids' parties. Every customer must have a paid seat to stay on premises during public classes.


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